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bedew

[bih-doo, -dyoo] /bɪˈdu, -ˈdyu/
verb (used with object)
1.
to wet with or as if with dew.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English bydewen. See be-, dew
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British Dictionary definitions for be-dew

bedew

/bɪˈdjuː/
verb
1.
(transitive) to wet or cover with or as if with drops of dew
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